Mai Vang was born and raised in St. Paul, MN, where she graduated from Johnson High School in 2001. She earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Womens Studies with a minor in Asian American Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2005. She attended graduate…
Kathy Mouacheupao is a Program Officer for Creative Placemaking with the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (TC LISC) supporting community organizations to leverage arts and culture for community and economic development throughout the Twin…
Heather Huynh was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1992. She is a student at the University of Minnesota and has competed for the U.S. National Taekwondo Team. Her mother was born in Long An, Vietnam, in 1962. She and her family left Vietnam in 1981 on a boat.…
Moua Kong Vue is an educator, artist, and community organizer. Born in Crescent City, CA in 1990, he was raised in Seattle, WA and studied at Concordia University in St. Paul.
Thong Vang was born in Laos. He moved Muang Cha, Laos for middle school; Phon Hong for high school, and he obtained a physician assistance degree from a university in Vientiane. Thong moved to St. Paul, MN in 2007 to be with his family. His father had…
Katrina Gustafson was born in Wheeling, IL in 1994. Her mother had migrated to the United States from the Philippines, and her maternal grandparents moved to the United States to be with her family during Katrina